Masefield, John.


New imp., 1916. Viii + 183 pp., 18 photo-plates, some double-page, + frontis., map + 2 other maps, 1 of which is fldg. Red cloth; 19 x 13cm. Spine faded o/w V.G. This is the author's famous account of Gallipoli published shortly after the Dardanelles Campaign in 1916. In it he answers questions such as why the attempt had been made at Gallipoli, why it had been made in that particular manner, why other courses had not been taken, why certain things were done whilst others neglected or forgotten, and whether a little more persistence would not have given us the victory. Illustrated with 18 photographs and 3 maps, one of which is folding.

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